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ABC
Jul 27, 2012 6:00am EDT
of downed wires and as we slide into baltimore city still talking about the issues due to the sink hole issue and again monument street affecting parts of north glover street. use route 40 as an alternative route. and the tunnels this morning, they are going to be jammed. 895 northbound between exit 7 and 8 we have roadwork as you head into harbor tunnel. and as you head towards fort mchenry tunnel, expect a slow go into the toll plaza due to long-term construction patterns going into the fort mchenry toll plaza. outside we go 95 at 695 looking towards the southwest. pretty good looking commute. another check on traffic coming up in less than 10. charley. >>> back to breaking news we told you about at 4:30. some people in baltimore county may have to find a new place to live temporarily. a two-alarm fire damaged units in an apartment building on yener lane in randeltown. and sherrie johnson is live on the scene. we understand -- randallstown. and sherrie johnson is live on the scene. those living at the complex tell quite a story. >> reporter: that's right. we have all new information f
ABC
Jul 3, 2012 6:00am EDT
in baltimore city and surrounding counties. these centers will be be opened from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. now each center will have cool air and free water. baltimore city housing has opened two shelters overnight for people without power. just giving them a place to stay. we are under a code red heat alert through today and health officials recommend you remember to drink plenty of water or juice, avoid alcohol and caffeine and wear light colored clothing. during the extreme heat check on your senior citizens as well. make sure they are safe. you can log onto abc2news.com for a complete list of the cooling centers and we have information here and we have the address and telephone numbers for you so you know where to go. and that's all located on the home page. sherrie johnson, abc2 news. >>> more crews are arriving in maryland bringing the total up to a level it was after hurricane irene last year. for a lot of people, that's not good enough. angela says she he lost power friday night along with her entire neighborhood in randallstown and can't remember how many times she says she called bge and
ABC
Jul 18, 2012 6:00am EDT
main break in downtown baltimore. the city has a plan but it's going to take a while. charley crowson is live at the work scene and charley being we hear from the board of public works that will hit up city hall for more money but is there money there? >> yeah. 31,000 dollars is what they will ask for for emergency funds and whether or not the money is there is going to remain to be seen. that meeting is scheduled for later this morning. and we can only assume it's going to be to address this, this huge water main break from monday afternoon. blocking traffic from all the way down to lombard back up to baltimore. big congestion and commuting problems buch businesses and hotels and residents water piping and getting water pressure back is a concern. we are showing you temporary pipes brought in. this is running water to businesses on the west -- east side of the street. west side is without power. we talked to the manager at the 7-eleven and they are having trouble so they are closed for business. we want to show you something. we picked up this half an hour ago. you will only see this
ABC
Jul 2, 2012 6:00am EDT
we get to that, 15 baltimore city schools have been closed as a result of the power outages. for other closures look at the bottom of your screen. >>> are we doing weather or traffic first? look at that rainbow. you are the ray of sunshine. >> a beautiful shot sunshine glistening off of the key bridge. this is encouraging news. we got sunshine to go to work. up to 90, it's lower humidity today. 72 in town. a very mild 80 degrees in dc. rain cooled 72 salisbury. the clouds are thinning out. last six hours showing the storms, violent storms moving through, tons of lightning in the city limits. we were talking about 1200 bolts of lighten in an hour. 93 degrees today. we will rinse and repeat, isolated chance of a shower or gusty thunderstorm. tonight, we are down to around 70 degrees, partly cloudy, the threat of a shower or storm does linger. a look at traffic this morning, 6:00, unfortunately we don't have good news for you. blocked 95 northbound at the fort mc henry tunnel. traffic redirected towards the left tube. this is going to be a mess. speeds are seeing reduced speeds
ABC
Jul 12, 2012 6:00am EDT
an accident to tell you about in baltimore city. right an pulaski highway at crescent street. parkville here at harford road everything up to speed. nothing to get in your way this morning. that will be the same case over on the west side of the beltway as we check in and take a live look actually first let's look in parkville. no problems getting up to # 83. and here's what the west side looks like at baltimore national pike. you'll notice everything nice and clear here as well and traffic picking up in the area right around the outer loop at liberty road though. only 95 as we pull up the drive times no concerns in white marsh, four minute trip from 43 down to the beltway. 95 nice and clear from the fort mchenry tunnel. from the beltway to the toll plaza eight minute ride and 83 no problems whatsoever on the jfx from the beltway to east fayette street 11 minute ride. megan and charlie, over to you. >>> today drivers in baltimore county will have four new speed cameras to worry about and remember this. you can see the locations on your screen -- now the cameras will be active from 6:00 a.m.
ABC
Jul 23, 2012 6:00am EDT
closures expected in baltimore city through the course of the morning hours. certainly avoid that. let's looking at the beautiful shot. 695 showing us all clear and we will be talking more about the traffic and your weather together that's in less than ten minutes now onto you. >>> it's supposed to be a night of fun and celebration for fans of the film series batman. a big premier 12:01 friday night. many people thought what they saw was all part of the show in colorado. it was not the case as a gunman kills 12. let's go to colorado for the latest on this investigation. renee. >> reporter: well, the suspect is not cooperating with police. he is lawyered up and not answering questions. that's coming from the police chief in aurora, colorado. this hearing that will happen today, we are expecting it will be brief but it's the first time we see and hear from the suspected shooter. >> matt mcquinn. makalea medics. ver onicca oiz. >> reporter: one by one a city mourner promising never to forget those who died ann an emotional vigil. the community came together to grieve. >> tonight we reach
ABC
Jul 11, 2012 6:00am EDT
prostitution ring with a baltimore city firefighter at the center of their investigation. two men have now been taken into custody, 29-year-old ja mar simmons who has been with the baltimore city fire department for more than a decade. also in custody 34-year-old franklin koit. earlier this week police raided a house on pulaski street in west baltimore. inside they say they found ledgers, documents and computer equipment detailing a large- scale operation along with condoms and other sexual toys. >> just a lot of fine women going up in there and, you know, i didn't know what was going on. >>> the firefighter, ja mar simmons who you see there on your left has a previous sex trafficking charge dating back to 2010. in that case he received probation before judgment and that allowed him to keep his job with the department. if he had pleaded guilty or been convicted, obviously he would have lost his job. now he's being suspended without pay. >>> two teens have confess today killing a former teacher and principal from chesapeake high school in anne arundel county. police responded to reports of a bo
ABC
Jul 4, 2012 6:00am EDT
news.com. some are still closed due to power outages. >>> 7 minutes after 6. three baltimore city fire companies slated to close last sunday will remain open until next monday. truck 10 in west baltimore squad 11 in southeast baltimore andtruck 15 in baltimore are staying in business to help with the storm recovery. the city extended the final day until tomorrow. but now the three fire companies are going to be opened even longer. >>> the night is the big fireworks display in the inner harbor. last year a man was stabbed to death and a young boy hit by a stray bullet. so baltimore city police have new plan to keep the peace. a fence of bike racks will be around the inner harbor as a part for crowd control. they are watching visitors by camera and there will be a helicopter in check. 200,000 are expected in the inner harbor for the fireworks. >>> 9 people including three churn were rushed to the hospital following a who will -- children were rushed to the hospital following a following a holiday celebration. >> the fire department was called to a home. >> sabc can-- abc2 is working for
ABC
Jul 6, 2012 6:00am EDT
. three of the them from baltimore city and the fourth from montgomery city. cooling centers will be open and if you head to abc2news.com we have a list of the locations. >>> saying it is too earlier to blame bge for a slow response now that we are in day seven. pikesville one of the areas still without power and people who live there say they're getting very frustrated with bge. >> nobody is happy until all the power is back on but we don't at this point have the data to grade fairly the performance one weighter other. >> i think the pons is bad, no one -- the response is bad, no one can give you any answers and you're suffering. >> the idea of burying power lines does not seem to be going way. they have been calling on a pse to study it. power still a problem after a lot of storms hit the area and more than 30,000 people without power this morning. so this morning abc2 news is live at the bte call center where they have been getting an ear full. >> reporter: they have indeed. let's update the numbers we're down to 27,000, they have restored power to 3000 people in the matter of about an
ABC
Jul 24, 2012 6:00am EDT
river. baltimore city, delays, issues light, bond, baltimore, lumbar, dealing with issues and delays this morning. lane closures, due to a water main break and orioles are in town. that's an issue by 5:00 this evening. avoid parts of the stadium or the roads surrounding the stadium. 695, liberty, starting to get busy at this hour. we have a camera to show you. there is 895, o'donnell street. smooth sailing making your way towards harbor tunnel. a 4 minute ride. 95 to 83, cruising at 11 minutes between the two points, 795 to 95. that's a 12 minute commute. another check on traffic in a little bit. >>> many of you sounding off on the facebook page about sanctions handed down to penn state. the school was punished for failing to protect children from sexual abuse by jerry sandusky. a $60 million fine, one year's revenue for the football program. also no bowl games for four years. the removal of all wins dating back to 1998. head coach joe paterno, no longer the winningest coach in history. >> no price the ncaa can levee will repair the damage inflighted byger -- inflicted by jerry sandu
ABC
Jul 25, 2012 6:00am EDT
city. and more congestion and baltimore washington knocking out two lanes and nursery road. and the long term construction that's going to tie you up. and the east part of town and along 70. this is eastbound and bay med row drive and 173. and speeds are reduced due to construction. outside we go. we'll take a look at 83 and this is a good looking ride. we'll go to the camera and show you that not really much is happening. this is 95 north at 195. and clear commute. on that strip of road. we'll take a look at the drive times and it is looking a 12 minute ride. and 95 and 13 minutes. if you are heading to the approach and on to you this morning. >>> and cal rip kip's mother has been reported missing. this is a photograph of the 74- year-old. she was seen wearing a white blouse. she own as silver 1998 lincoln town car with a maryland registration. it was seen last night after 8:00. police are asking anyone with information on the location of the mother of cal ripkin has been reported missing. give them a call. >>> well, one in four children are considered overweight in maryla
ABC
Jul 10, 2012 6:00am EDT
it, its a wa main that needs to be fixed in baltimore city. here are the areas, talking about wilkins to the north, 195, 895, west of cherry hill and carol park on the east. dpw workers will check problems with the water main, since everyone's water is connected, people in the countys are asked to pay attention to how they use water. >> beginning this week, we will begin testing water systems adjustments, redirecting flows, which would last for 48 hours. this is to ensure that we can provide adequate supply of water for all of our customers when we begin repairs. we are calling on citizens to conserve water. >> reporter: by conserving water, they mean to ask you to use your water weisly, wisely. if you have to do the laundry or run the dishwasher, do that early in the morning or later at night. if you live in the city and lose your water, call 311 to report the problem. if you live in the county, 410- 396-5352. linda so, abc2 news. >>> today we may finds out what is next in the case in the man accused of killing his roommate and eating his organs. kenya of harford faces murder charges
ABC
Jul 20, 2012 6:00am EDT
. the majority of them are in baltimore county. there are some in baltimore city. we're continuing to work the phones with them. we'll keep you posted. at the peak of the storm more than 24,000 people were without electricity. there were reports this morning of flash flooding around the area. abc 2 news' sherree johnson joins us live this morning from south point, an area that is experiencing flooding. >>reporter: well, we're here in felds point. right now all is quiet, no flooding right now, but yesterday was a different scene. they saw high winds, heavy rain, lots of flooding, thousands of people without power. and take a look at this video here, a viewer shot this video on youtube. and you can see -- this is in the felds point area, you can see flooding towards the inlet, you can see cars driving through high standing flood waters there, making their way, car horns going off there. it's amazing that car didn't get stuck going through all of that water, and also near camden yards at the hilton guests got a big surprise when the water proved too much for the ceilings to hold. firefighter
ABC
Jul 5, 2012 6:00am EDT
,000 in baltimore city and no power means no air-conditioning and with the heat it is downright miserable. megan pringle is out live at one neighborhood in baltimore county and we're being told now the power isn't coming back on until late into the weekend but some people they've got their power back megan? >> reporter: some people woke up with power this morning charlie. now if you walk around the naked you can see a lot of scars from the deadly storms that happened last week. for example take a look at this tree. you can see -- it fell on this fence. felt on some power lines and that's the problem for this neighborhood. that's why a lot of people don't have power yet but take a look. crews are working on it. you can see that's ron up there with bge, he's been on the job for a couple of years and says -- [ indiscernible ] 16 hour shifts and as you know, it's hot. so it's not only hot for the crews working out here but also for the people who don't have power. and i know that people who don't have power -- [ indiscernible ] >> all right, we've got some technical problems there with peg began and
ABC
Jul 31, 2012 6:00am EDT
would first go to baltimore city, then calvert charles and kent and montgomery and st. mary's counties. other counties could be added a bit later. >>> time for check on our weather. and it's dry. >> it is dry. you are talking about st. mary and and calvert county they are getting hit with storms. good news we need the rain especially along the eastern shore but we are not getting any. and that's what i don't like to see. going into the afternoon we have that chance. as long as we have the chance that's a good thing. see the big picture and nasty thunderstorms firing up in alabama. showers and thunderstorms dropping through michigan and heading into indian ohio. look what we are watching. showers and thunderstorms off along the coast this morning. and this little system could ride up the coast and make that turn inward. we are watching that because it could bring us much need rain as we go through time. we will see how that goes but for right now this is what we are looking at. showers and thunderstorms around dore chest erin calvert county and ocean city get getting hammered and this i
ABC
Jul 13, 2012 6:00am EDT
worker in the future. >>> baltimore city will receive more than $7 million as part as a settlement with wells fargo many they targeted minorities for subprime home loans. wells fargo will pay 4 1/2 million dollars to help people buy or renovate homes. another 3 million will go towards priority housing and foreclosure related to initiative. >>> there could be another special session turns out published reports say governor o'malley is set to meet with key state leaders next week to discuss a possibility. lawmakers would discuss the possible casino at the national harbor as well as allowing table games at the slots only casinos. >>> that is big story on abc to2 news.com -- abc2news.com a huge solar flair erupted from the sun expected -- flare erupted from the sun expected to arrive tomorrow morning. the space weather prediction center says there should minimal impact in terms of communication and disruptions to the power grids. >> bullying is not just happening to kids in classrooms. now it's moving into other places. >> employees say it is happening in the workplace. and this mornin
ABC
Jul 19, 2012 6:00am EDT
is a day that evokes emotion in all of us and today members of the baltimore city fire department will do their part to help us remember. what they're going to do is walk up 110 flights of stairs to remember the victims of those attacks. the reason why it's 110 flights of stairs, that's the same number of floors at the world trade center towers, each climber is going to carry a photograph of a firefighter who fied in the attack -- tied in the attack. >>> come november you will decide the fate of the dream act. it offers in-state tuition prices to children of illegal immigrants. this afternoon supporter are going to be marching through the fells point and through the inner harbor asking for equal rights for the children of illegal immigrants. >>> you have your chance to give the input on the proposed new wal-mart in bel air at the intersection of plum tree road and 924. you can ask questions and the meeting is scheduled at the patterson mill middle and high school. it starts at 6:30. you can speak with the developers and give them your thoughts, some people wholy by the area they sear -- w
ABC
Jul 9, 2012 6:00am EDT
't be said for two other fire companies. as of today, truck 15 in east baltimore and squad 11 on the city's south side will be shut down permanently. their crews will be reassigned to other firehouses. fire chief jim clack says cutting the companies will prevent rotating firehouse closures going on for the past two years. now all three fire companies were slated to close on july 1st but the city kept them open to respond to the storms that hit our area last week. linda so, abc2 news. >>> 40 people in laurel are wake up in other homes after fires swept through the apartment building. sunday morning, people living on tiger lily path were told to get out of the smoke from the third floor window. look at this video. part of the building collapsed. two firefighters suffered minor injuries including one being overcome by the heat. red cross is helping those displaced families get back on the feet. >>> most helpless feeling for a neighbor a home catches fire and so involved they couldn't do anything to safe person. >> a woman died in her home before anyone could save her. sherrie johnson is here
ABC
Jul 30, 2012 6:00am EDT
problems in baltimore, a crash at sandel wood rode. no delays, a easy ride in to the city. harrisburg expressway, shawan road, fog in the area, expect a little bit of reduced visibility. no delays heading towards 695. charlie, over to you. >>> you never know if you or someone you love maybe blood from the red cross. the organization says the supply dropped to the lowest level in 15 years. recent storms canceled blood drives. doctors say the extreme heat is now keeping many regular donors at home this summer. >> you never know who is going to be the next person that needs blood. it might be your next door neighbor or your child or you. >> a shortage is so severe that hospitals may cancel elective surgeries or may postpone serious procedures like liver transplants because those procedures require so much blood. >>> couple set to say i dos, got the worst call, days before nuptials. the reason they were told they couldn't get married at the place they were worshiping for years. >>> libby is always smiling and never come plains. where you can find this overly chipper customer service rep,
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